SWANSEA

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the doomed dylan thomas with Caitlin - genius Dylan Thomas, The Edge Of Love, Swansea Wales, Modern Poetry, My Favorite Music, Me As A Girlfriend, The Beatles, Selfies, Writers

Caitlin punched my grandmother to the ground ...she wanted to get at the drinks

Sienna Miller's portrayal of Mrs Dylan Thomas has been widely praised. But as his great-aunt, Caitlin haunted Nicholas Monson's life.

The Blitz of the town of Swansea in February 1941 that destroyed the old town centre and changed the look for ever Wales Map, Swansea Wales, Portland Street, Great Western, Cymru, Life Goes On, Grand Hotel, South Wales

Blitz – Swansea Recalled

The Blitz of the town of Swansea in February 1941 that destroyed the old town centre and changed the look for ever

The changing face of Swansea city centre - Wales Online Cymru, Swansea, Wales, Centre, Past, Diesel Locomotive, History, Street, City

The changing face of Swansea city centre

See how much the heart of Swansea has changed over the decades

 It linked the Strand with High Street as seen here looking up the lane Cymru, Swansea, Welsh, Kings Lane, Roots, Past, Street View, Gardens, Memories

Morris Lane circa 1852. Aka Kings Lane. It linked the Strand with High Street as seen here looking up the lane

 Pre The Infill for the new Park and amenities not yet taken place around the bend of the shore. Cymru, Swansea, Cardiff, Welsh, Fathers, Memories, Mansions, Park, History

Photo-Dunns Mansion ruins, Mumbles. Pre 1855.

16 haunting pictures of the devastating destruction suffered by Swansea during the Blitz - Wales Online Swansea, Gower Peninsula, The Blitz, Cymru, Old Pictures, Destruction, Historical Photos, Wales, Paris Skyline

16 haunting pictures of the devastating destruction suffered by Swansea during the Blitz

The Swansea & Mumbles Railway Wales Map, Swansea Bay, Rail Car, Double Deck, Great Western, Public Service, British History, South Wales, First World

The Swansea & Mumbles Railway

In 1889, 1929, 1954 and 1959 there were four important milestones for the railway that

The Vivian Art Gallery on the left and Swansea Library on the right. Cymru, Swansea, South Wales, Welsh, 1930s, Art Gallery, Street View, Posters, Memories

The Vivian Art Gallery on the left and Swansea Library on the right. 1930s?

Wind Street, Swansea, in the mid-to-late century Swansea Wales, Cymru, South Wales, Welsh, Fathers, 19th Century, Whale, Street View, Europe

The day a 28ft long whale was shot and beached in Swansea

But a Duke tried to claim the carcass and an almighty and 'violent' row followed

Upper Wind Street showing the Ben Evans Store (centre) destroyed in the Blitz of 1941 The Blitz, Cymru, Swansea, Welsh, 1920s, Tat, Evans, Centre, Nostalgia

The changing face of Swansea city centre

See how much the heart of Swansea has changed over the decades

Demilition of the St Thomas Station near Docks entrance. Swansea, St Thomas, East Side, Past, Bridge, Industrial, Street, Welsh, Pictures

Railways

some of the railway companies operating around the town of Swansea

Recalling the town that has become the City of Swansea in South Wales UK. Wales Uk, South Wales, Cymru, Swansea, Old Pictures, Welsh, Picture Photo, Temple, Street View

Miscellany

Recalling the town that has become the City of Swansea in South Wales UK. Recommended reading Click Me!

 Modern Morgan's Hotel on right? Somerset Place, Cymru, Swansea, Wales, Fathers, Pictures, Modern, Dads, Photos

Somerset Place? Modern Morgan's Hotel on right?

The Blitz of the town of Swansea in February 1941 that destroyed the old town centre and changed the look for ever Portland Street, Busy Street, The Blitz, Make Way, Great Western, Oxford Street, Life Goes On, Slums

Blitz – Swansea Recalled

The Blitz of the town of Swansea in February 1941 that destroyed the old town centre and changed the look for ever